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Université de Fribourg

Parliament Against Government and Industry : How Switzerland Decided to Implement Net Neutrality Against All Odds

Just, Natascha ; Puppis, Manuel

In: International Journal of Communication, 2019, vol. 13, p. 5841-5869

This article investigates the net neutrality policy-making process in Switzerland in the past decade, from first attempts to regulate net neutrality to the implementation of regulation in 2019. Based on a qualitative content analysis, the study assesses the arguments employed by various policy-making actors to advocate or prevent particular governance solutions. Results of the empirical...

Eidgenössisches Hochschulinstitut für Berufsbildung EHB

Les stratégies déployées par les apprenti-e-s en commerce de détail pour faire face aux conditions de travail difficiles en Suisse

Caprani, Isabelle ; Duemmler, Kerstin ; Felder, Alexandra

In: NCRE, 2020, vol. 22, no. 2, p. 1-20

This article based on a study conducted with trainees in the Swiss retail sector examines how they cope with the demands and constraints of the industry. The strategies employed to deal with arduous working conditions are outlined. With respect to the concept of coping, three main strategies were gleaned from the data: resistance, passivity and autonomy. Identifying the strategies used by...

Université de Fribourg

The record of Deinotheriidae from the Miocene of the Swiss Jura Mountains (Jura Canton, Switzerland)

Gagliardi, Fanny ; Maridet, Olivier ; Becker, Damien

In: bioRxiv, 2021, p. 244061

The Miocene sands of the Swiss Jura Mountains, long exploited in quarries for the construction industry, have yielded abundant fossil remains of large mammals. Among Deinotheriidae (Proboscidea), two species, Prodeinotherium bavaricum and Deinotherium giganteum, had previously been identified in the Delémont valley, but never described. A third species, Deinotherium levius, from the locality of...

Bibliothèque de Genève

Album musical genevois pour piano : 1800-1860

Cardinaux, Michel

Yverdon-les-Bains : Sprint votre imprimeur, 2021

Caroline Boissier-Butini: Fantaisie et variations sur l’air de la belle Rosine

(Rapsiodia Helvetica)

Università della Svizzera italiana

Economic complexity and international market : How do they matter in the national dynamics?

Maggi, Federica ; Maggi, Rico (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2020 ; 2020ECO012.

This thesis contributes to the International Economics by considering how the openness of an economy and the linkages with other countries matter for the local economic growth. The first strength and the fil rouge of this study is the use of the economic complexity as a measure to identify the strategic sectors that generate larger spillovers and benefits to the economy. Secondly, the use of...

Université de Fribourg

Helvetic Henry? A Swiss adaptation of Henry V, or something near enough

Dutton, Elisabeth

In: Staging History: Essays in Late-Medieval and Humanist Drama, 2021, p. 247-266

This article describes the processes of translation, cutting and rearrangement by which Shakespeare’s Henry V, a play often identified with ‘Britishness’, is adapted for a modern Swiss audience. As a play celebrating a national ‘hero’ and a military history largely unknown to the Swiss, Henry V is adapted to an exploration of political power in the abstract, in particular the...

Université de Fribourg

Legal, illegal … – wer genau? Die Schweizer Asylbewegung und der Streit um das Recht 1973–1992

Pärli, Jonathan

In: Zeitschrift für Rechtssoziologie, 2019, vol. 39, no. 2, p. 177-203

Der Staat solle sich auch gegenüber Asylsuchenden und Flüchtlingen an das Recht halten, statt Willkür walten zu lassen: so lautete die anfänglich wohl wichtigste Forderung der Asylbewegung, die in der Schweiz in den frühen 1980er-Jahren entstand. Der Text diskutiert die affirmative Beziehung der Asylbewegung zum Recht und bezieht sich dabei auf Jacques Rancières Thesen zum Verhältnis von...

Eidgenössisches Hochschulinstitut für Berufsbildung EHB

The challenge of occupational prestige for occupational identities: Comparing bricklaying and automation technology apprentices in Switzerland

Duemmler, Kerstin ; Caprani, Isabelle ; Felder, Alexandra

In: Vocations and Learning, 2020, vol. 13, p. 369–388

Occupational prestige, the hierarchical perception of occupations, is a neglected issue in studies on vocational education and training, although the attractiveness of apprenticeship programs is strongly affected by their prestige. Based on a qualitative study, this article examines the identity strategies of apprentices whose training programs lack prestige. It understands not only identity...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Policy evaluation: labour market liberalization, unemployment and second home construction : Evidence from Switzerland

Stricker, Luzius ; Maggi, Rico (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2020 ; 2020ECO010.

This thesis is composed of three different chapters focusing on labour market policies, unemployment and the construction industry. The analyses aim to contribute to the microeconomic theory, proving three different concepts of externally caused variations, affecting both, the labour market equilibrium and the production function. In detail, the first part analyses the employment effects of...